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Strategic Operations Manager

Last Updated Date:  Sep 14, 2022

Statesville, NC, US, 28625

Company:  Portable Power

Job Information

The Strategic Operations Manager is responsible for implementing the materials strategy across the PCAs and affected business units within the Gwinner facility by utilizing the appropriate resources to achieve Company goals and world class manufacturing operations.

Role & Responsibility

Staff Management / Employee Development & Growth

  •  Develop and mentor team members.
  • Direct and assist subordinates in establishing and maintaining safety, quality, delivery and cost goals.
  • 2G strategy implementation.

Financial Oversight

  • Competitive product costs.
  • Building profitability/return on assets.
  • Manage and maintain investments in building and equipment.
  • Managing Engineering Change Notices and inventory levels as required.


  • Positive, constructive interaction of the assigned production area(s) with entire site and other North American locations.
  •  Ensuring all pre-determined KPI’s are met by involving necessary stakeholders.
  • Recognition as good corporate citizens of the states/communities where we operate.

Achieve Company Goals

  • Direct responsibility for interpreting sales and production forecasts into terms of labor, material, and equipment.
  • Lead in the development of new or improved processes, equipment, organization, standards, specifications, methods, policies, systems or procedures to maintain and improve operating efficiency and product quality

Job Requirement

  • Bachelors degree in Business, Operations Manager, Engineering, or related field.

  • 10+ years experience in operations, supervision, and people development.

  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes, inventory flow and technology.

  • Managing People.

  • People Development.

  • Requires the ability to think strategically about how to improve the business service and manage the tactical steps necessary to execute the plan.

  • Able to train and mentor team.

  • Ability to drive productivity & operational excellence.

  • Ability to work with others.

  • Proven analytical skills.

  • Strong communication and decision making skills.

  • Leading a team along with being able to put together vision that is in alignment with site objectives.

  • Less than 10% travel required.


Nearest Major Market: Hickory

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